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Sale 1225 — Civil War Postal History, featuring the 'Ambassador' Collection

Sale Date — Wednesday, 9 September, 2020

Category — C.S.A. Patriotic Covers

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
145
c
Sale Number 1225, Lot Number 145, C.S.A. Patriotic Covers5c Green, Stone 1 (1), 5c Green, Stone 1 (1)5c Green, Stone 1 (1). Horizontal pair, ample margins to just touched, rich color, tied by blue "Norfolk Va." double-circle datestamp with unclear date on cover to Lauderdale Station Miss. with bright purple Jefferson Davis Medallion, 7-Star Flags and Sunburst Patriotic design (JD-1A), cover skillfully cleaned, mended flap tears

EXTREMELY FINE APPEARING JEFFERSON DAVIS MEDALLION PATRIOTIC COVER FRANKED WITH THE DAVIS FIRST GENERAL ISSUE.

Confederate No. 1 is rarely found on Davis Medallion covers, which were used primarily before release of the General Issue.

Ex Hill and Kilbourne. With 1999 C.S.A. certificate

E. 2,000-3,000
2,100
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